The NWT Montessori Society is hiring a Full Time Classroom Assistant for one of our Casa (preschool) classrooms.
The Montessori Classroom Assistant is responsible for assisting the Classroom Teachers with daily tasks.
Full Benefits Package, Vacation, Opportunity for additional training
Develop and implement child-care programs that support the development of students.
Plan and maintain a safe and calm learning environment.
Lead activities such as reading, teaching songs and dramatic play, crafts and sports.
Support the Montessori environment by assisting the teacher during work periods.
Guide students in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits.
Assess the needs of students and discuss progress or problems with parents/guardians and staff members.
Maintain school records in accordance with ECE guidelines.
Develop and maintain schedules and implement age-appropriate activities for after-school programming.
Must be at least 18 years of age
ECE Certificate or Diploma, Montessori Training or Bachelor of Education preferred.
At least 2 years of experience working in a classroom or Early Childhood Setting
Must provide a Criminal Records Check (Vulnerable Sector)
Must have First Aid/CPR or willing to obtain
Be willing to take Montessori training once probation period has ended.
Fluency in the English language as well as excellent oral and written communication skills is essential